Relaxation galore awaits at this 3000-square-foot contemporary with wood interior and many amenities.
The natural beauty is unsurpassed. Hummingbirds dart around pine trees. A small brook (popular with young frog spotters) flows along one side of the property. Loons and an occasional heron fish in the sandy bottomed cove. Swimmers emerge revitalized from the spring-fed waters of Lake Winnie.
Sunbathe on the spacious dock or inviting decks. The house faces west, enabling you to revel in sunlight into early evening. Later, sip your cocktails watching sunsets illuminate the mountains.
Inside, the living room with its lofty ceiling, massive stone fireplace, and sliding glass doors, opening onto the deck, is ideal for socializing. Children quickly claim the basement family room with its extensive collection of movies and games.
Most guests prefer the lodge's private sand beach, but you'll also have access to a 100-foot association beach, a short drive away.
Local hiking is exhilarating. Mt. Major is nearby, and the entrance to an intriguing nature conservation area is just down the road. Returning hikers enjoy massaging tired muscles in the Jacuzzi as they watch boats pass by on the bay.
This location is ideal for day trips. Nearby, is Gunstock Mt., with its thrilling zip line. A 15-min. drive takes you to the nation's oldest resort town, Wolfeboro, with its quaint shops and fine dining. Weirs Beach, site of Laconia Bike Rally events, and home of Funspot, featuring classic arcade games, is about 40 minutes away. The N.H. and southern Maine coasts are within an hour's drive. Travel two hours north to explore the many fascinating White Mountain attractions.
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The owner is a University of N.H. trained engineer and pilot, who's built his own plane.
He grew up on a farm in southern N.H. and, surprisingly, still enjoys gardening. However, he regrets to report that Nellie the deer harvested more vegetables than he did last year.
Bill cleared this land, and built most of this structure. He had assistance from nephews, who found the construction of the fireplace thrilling -- especially at the roof level.
Best deal on the lake! Spectacular views and visually pleasing, comfortable quarters make your stay memorable.
Flat, level property makes the home easily accessible for adults and children.
Double-insulated, the first floor bedroom (located next to the half bath) is quiet and convenient to reach for elderly guests or those with limited mobility.
Home faces west, for late day sun and spectacular sunsets.
Where else can winter visitors watch planes land on an ice runway? Folks come from far away for winter carnival or just to take in the atmosphere of the unique village of ice-fishing bob huts.
Located in a snow belt, the Gunstock Ski Area is a 30-min. drive away. In summer, Gunstock operates a popular zip line.
Special day trips within 1-2 hour's drive:
The coastal city of Portsmouth featuring shops, museums, fine dining and old architecture.
Isle of Shoals. Take the ferry service out of Portsmouth.
Tour Castle in the Clouds, an arts and crafts mansion built by an eccentric owner who went from rags to riches and back. Many waterfalls and hiking trails there as well. Kids love feeding the giant trout in the pond.
Hike up Red Hill. The view from the fire tower at the top is the best anywhere of the lake and distant mountains.
There are also some historic ruins along the way.
Tax free shopping galore at factory outlets in Tilton (30 min. away) and North Conway ( 45 min.)
Lincoln's Whale's Tail Water Park and Clark's Trading Post , with its popular trained bear show and tourist railroad. (about 1 and 1/2 hours north)